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Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
This training discusses programs and procedures dealing with chemical hazards as stated in OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200, the Hazard Communication Standard. This training is geared toward employees who are actively involved in cleanup activities. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify employer responsibilities and employee responsibilities under the Hazard Communication Standard, describe methods used to detect hazardous materials in the workplace, identify categories of chemical hazards, describe health effects associated with hazardous chemicals, and list methods used to control hazardous chemicals. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Regular hazardous waste site workers and managers

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)

  • identify employer and employee responsibilities under the Hazard Communication Standard
  • identify methods used to detect hazardous chemicals
  • recognize terms used to describe characteristics of hazardous materials
  • describe health effects associated with chemical hazards
  • cite methods used to control hazardous chemicals
  • identify information contained in an SDS
  • identify information displayed on a manufacturer's warning label
  • identify sources of information for hazardous materials
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_a80_sh_enus